Macchiatiella rhamni (Boyer de Fonscolombe, 1841)

on Frangula, Rhamnus

gall

weak curling of the leaves. Apterae c. 2 mm, yelllow-brown to yellow-green, antennae ringed with black, siphunculi and legs pale, tarsi black.

primary hostplants

Rhamanceae, oligophagous

Frangula alnus; Rhamnus alaternus, alpina, cathartica.


on ? Polygonum

secondary hostplants

Outside of Europe there are indications that the species migrates to Polygonum in summer.

synonyms

Myzus rhamni.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1865a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Houard (1909a), Lampel & Meier (2007a).

mod 5.vii.2018